The salt and pepper should be passed together even if someone has asked only for the salt or the pepper. This is True The salt and pepper are "married" and stay together on the table. They are always passed together even though someone may have requested one or the [...]
You should never carry unfinished drinks from the bar to your table. They should be delivered by a restaurant employee. True and False. In a casual restaurant where you usually tip 15%, it is your responsibility to take your unfinished drink to your table. In a dining establishment [...]
What is wrong with the place setting in this picture? In America, at a correct table setting, every fork from left to right is married to a knife. The two utensils are picked up together as you begin a course. This setting is missing a knife!
When introducing two people of the same age but different sex, it doesn't matter whose name is spoken first. This is false. When introducing a male and female to each other, say the female's name first. Example: "Avery, this is Patrick. Patrick, this is my friend, Avery." Remember simple courtesy goes a very long [...]
our favorite food is spaghetti pasta and you tend to order this every time you go out to lunch/dinner; however, your boss has invited you to lunch - what should you order? At a business lunch there are certain foods you should not order, no matter how much you love them. Avoid ordering anything [...]
A party of eight are dining together in an elegant restaurant. The food arrives staggered and some of the people begin eating when food is placed before them. Is it okay? Always wait to begin eating until everyone has been served. One or more person's food, for whatever reasons, [...]
The Southern Academy of Etiquette is now enrolling students (boys and girls) from 6 to 18 years old. Call 901-491-1866 for details and dates.
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